Fixed Travel Dates
|18.May 2024 - 9.June 2024||Available||$ 3,415|
|8.June 2024 - 30.June 2024||Available||$ 3,415|
|6.July 2024 - 28.July 2024||Available||$ 3,415|
|10.August 2024 - 1.September 2024||Available||$ 3,415|
|31.August 2024 - 22.September 2024||Available||$ 3,415|
Travel plans are always good. A travel plan does not allow us to put it aside, but we do not have to create a travel guide for travel abroad. The plane or train may be delayed, the weather may be rainy, the restaurant may not have your favourite food – the world is not perfect! You don’t have to be disappointed if a tour doesn’t appeal to you or doesn’t meet your expectations. Great Central Asia Tour is an opportunity for you to discover the world and gather interesting information. Travel in a way that every minute you spend with us will be unforgettable! Central Asia – the Region with fascinating Landscapes, Countries, Cultures, People and Religions. Visit breathtaking landscapes and historical sites of Central Asia! Get to know the culture and people. Great Central Asia Tour – enjoy the world-famous Central Asian cuisine during this Tour!
On this Tour you will get to know the famous Ahaltekin horses, visit the ruins of fortresses built during the reign of Alexander the Great and a wonder of Nature, “the Gate of Hell” – Darvaza. Visit the world-famous cities of the Great Silk Road such as Khiva, Bukhara and Samarkand, and don’t forget to visit the Fergana Valley, situated between Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, as well as Lake Issyk Kul, 3000 meters above sea level, or the second largest gorge in the world, Charyn Canyon.
Tashkent and Ashgabat, the capitals of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, have a long history, while Dushanbe in Tajikistan, Almaty in Kazakhstan and Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan were created by the Bolsheviks to emphasise the ethnic identity of these nationalities. Uzbekistan is home to four famous historical cities of Central Asia – Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva and Kokand. These are the capitals of nomadic empires and great states of the past, as well as the centres of Islamic cultural development in the Central Asian region. For centuries, the numerous madrasas and Islamic colleges in Bukhara and Samarkand have attracted students from distant lands. For many Muslims, Bukhara is a place of pilgrimage and an important Islamic city, second in importance only to Mecca, Medina and Jerusalem. Central Asia is also the place of origin of Sufism – a school of thought in Islam (VII-VIII century) that quickly spread to Africa and Asia.
Highlights of the Tour
The Capitals of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan
Ancient Mary and Merw
Darwaza – “Gateway to Hell”
The UNESCO – World Heritage Sites of Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva
Pendjikent – Ruins of the ancient Sogdia
Fergana Valley – the Oasis of Silk Production
Khujand – the City of Alexander the Great
Second largest Mountain Lake in the World – Issyk Kul
Horseback Riding and Nomadic Life
Home of Apples – Almaty
Second largest Canyon in the World – Charyn Canyon
The short Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival
Day 2: Ashgabat – Treasure in the Desert!
Day 3: In the Kingdom of Margiana
Day 4: Ashgabat – Treasure in the Desert!
Day 5: The oasis city Kunya Urgench!
Day 6: Khiva – Museum in the open air!
Day 7: Khiva – Museum in the open air!
Day 8: Through the red Wonder!
Day 9: Bukhara – Pearl of the Orient
Day 10: Bukhara – Pearl of the Orient
Day 11: Samarkand – on the Trail of Temur’s Treasure
Day 12: Samarkand → Panjakent → Dushanbe
Day 13: Dushanbe – the Capital of Tajikistan
Day 14: Khujand – the settlement of Alexander the Great
Day 15: Tashkent – where the modern and the ancient meet
Day 16: Ferghana – experience the industrial history of Uzbekistan!
Day 17: Osh – the City of King Solomon; Osh → Bishkek
Day 18: Bishkek – Capital of the Nomads; Bishkek → Cholpon-Ata
Day 19: Cholpon-Ata: at Lake Issyk Kul; Cholpon-Ata → Bishkek
Day 20: Bishkek – Capital of the Nomads; Bishkek → Almaty
Day 21: Almaty – Fatherland of Apples
Day 22: Almaty → Charyn Canyon → Almaty
Day 23: Early Morning Transfer to the Airport and Departure